The Department of Medical Imaging at the Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences at the Arab American University hosted Dr. Ahlam Issa, a researcher at the German Jülich Research Institute, in a workshop on nuclear medicine applications.
The workshop was attended by Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Dr. Muhammad Al-Jamal, Head of the Medical Imaging Department, Dr. Samer Muhanna, and a number of master's students, in addition to students interested in the fields of nuclear medicine.
Dr. Issa emphasized the importance of nuclear medicine in diagnosing many intractable diseases that some techniques cannot diagnose.
The workshop touched on several topics, most notably the mechanism for developing nuclear medicine imaging techniques, and the extent of expected development in the coming years.
It is noteworthy that Dr. Ahlam Issa was working at the Arab American University as a faculty member for several years. Then, she joined the Jülich Research Institute in Germany as a PhD student. She is currently working in the research field, as she has many research articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.